Tag Archives: USAID
Posted on 03. Dec, 2015 by Ambassador Daniel V. Speckhard (rt.).
On behalf of Lutheran World Relief, I would like to congratulate Gayle Smith on her confirmation as the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and we look forward to working with her to as we together pursue lasting solutions to global poverty. USAID is a key partner of LWR in several of our […]
Posted on 05. May, 2015 by Ambassador Daniel V. Speckhard (rt.).
I could not be more happy with President Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith to be the next Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Not only is she a consummate leader in the international development world, well-respected by both Democrats and Republicans, she also has ties to Lutheran World Relief! Gayle worked with LWR […]
Posted on 22. Apr, 2014 by Lutheran World Relief.
This Friday, April 25, is World Malaria Day, a day to bring special attention to this preventable, treatable disease. As part of the commemoration of World Malaria Day, we’re excited to announce that Tim McCully, LWR’s vice president of international programs, will be speaking at a special event at Johns Hopkins University. He joins Rear […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2013 by Dan Ruth.
We have long made intentional investments in women in our work around the world. Just searching the tag “women,” or “women farmers” on our blog brings up hundreds of posts over the past few years. That’s why we like this 2011 infographic from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that clearly enumerates the benefits of […]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
This week the Oscar Award for Best Picture was silent, Mitt Romney won both the Arizona and Michigan Republican primaries, and the world learned that Snooki is, indeed, pregnant. But what about news from outside our borders? What else is going on in the world? Here are this week’s stories, excavated from page 7A: Young […]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by Nikki Massie.
Believe it or not, the gentleman in this picture is not in any danger. He’s not an injured person being transported to the hospital nor is he part of a part of any show or stunt (or on the losing end of any bet). In fact, by being attached to that wooden board by a […]